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January 30, 2020

Rise & Shine scholars, staff, volunteers and parents came together with others in the community on Jan. 20, for an inspiring evening celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. (Courtesy photos by Nicola Karesh)

Judy Griffin offered the following as part of our community news:

"I read the editorial in our local newspaper on Jan. 20, 2020, titled, "How Far Have We Come?" I was left a bit numb, heartbroken and numb again. After days of pondering the words of the article, I came to the ultimate conclusion that we still continue to live in a world judged by the color of our skin and not the content of our character.

"As the paper quoted a few lines of Dr. M.L. King's 'I Have a Dream' speech, I thought how wonderful it would have been to celebrate his humbleness and strong character and love for m...



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